January 04 Photo Contest - Archive

Discussion in 'Competitions & Challenges' started by shamus, Jan 1, 2004.

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  1. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Okay, this month will be a "Model" either scratchbuilt or kitbashed or just plain out of the box as new. Its your model, you show. Contest will be judged on the setting the model was photographed in as well as the model itself.
    So even if you haven't got a layout yet, just make a small diorama to photograph it on.

    Usual rules apply, no questions in this thread, start a new thread for questions.

  2. camelot

    camelot Member

    This is a fire water tank car made from the famous MDC 3n1 kitbash range.


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  3. interurban

    interurban Active Member


    This was the last Traction motor scratch built I manage to "do" in 2003.
    Here you see Her coming back to the shops after a grueling test run.:)
    She did have to have some alterations to Her radius turn ability!
    She is good to go now:thumb: :p :wave:

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  4. trainworm

    trainworm Member

    flyin 'cross the desert

    in some alternate dimension, the Union Pacific is still running passenger trains. here is a shot of their first F59PHI, number 900, as it leads a train of UP superliners across the Arizona desert, heading from Tucson to Yuma AZ.


    already there are 2 excellent models, i dont think i stand a chance as usual :D :D :D :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  5. Xaniel

    Xaniel Member

    this my station, with the plasforms scrathbuilt. The kit is from Kibri, but the plaforms are made out of balsa.

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  6. Arlaghan

    Arlaghan Member

    Wow! Lots of great entries so far! What a time for me to finally enter one of these contests! Well, here goes nothing:

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  7. zeeglen

    zeeglen Member

    N Scale Pola kit quarry and ballast works. Vegetation is by Judy (naturally!).

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  8. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    Tichy train ore car being pulled by a new geep in downtown Makayla. DASH

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  9. The boiler, shed, and details are part of a larger structure.

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  10. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Here's mine - no scratching or bashing on this one, just some detail work.


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  11. bpate

    bpate Member

    Britannia Creek Work Train

    Hello fellas,

    I have been busy over at the Railroad Line forum but have finished my first major project, with lots of advice and encouragement from Casey and the crew of RR-L so may I show off what I have completed?

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  12. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    LPB Reprocessing Factory

    As the name implies, this factory is for reprocessing my LPBs. You may notice the driver is headless. This renders even the most unruley LPB harmless and all out loyal to his owner. Yup, just snip off their heads and they are on your side. They might not look very prototypical, but you can get real work done. Anyway, this building is for chemically stripping off the LPB's clothes, then they get loaded in the gondo and taken to the other side of the layout, where they are shredded to be molded into accessories at a later date. They may end up as an animal, a wagon, or an outhouse. Who knows?

    Yep, those are my meds in the background :D :D :D

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  13. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    ATSF GP30 Headed Home

    This is a LL GP30 shell modified and sits on a Athearn Chassis with a Kato drive from a CON-COR MP1500. It is HO but sitting on a track board on my N Scale Layout.

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